Address: Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2EE
Telephone: 020 8417 9000
Vice Chancellor: Professor Julius Weinberg
The mission of Kingston University is to:
- promote participation in higher education, which it regards as a democratic entitlement;
- strive for excellence in learning, teaching and research;
- realise the creative potential and fire the imagination of all its members; and
- equip its students to make effective contributions to society and the economy.
Although this statement was first made about 10 years ago, it continues to sum up the University’s key aspirations – widening participation, excellence in teaching and research, and enabling graduates to pursue successful careers as well as being active citizens.
Recent news from Kingston University
14 June: Creative students use their design savvy to crack some of life's conundrums
Kingston University's up-and-coming artists, designers and architects are unveiling their latest work at their annual undergraduate degree show.
13 June: Barclays-funded research finds a simple smile could be the key to business success
Small firms should go back to basics and adopt the old-fashioned mantra of service with a smile to get ahead, according to new Kingston Business School research.
12 June: Mirrored metal makes for eye-catching collection at Graduate Fashion Week
Kingston University student Sadie Clayton has been named runner-up for Graduate Fashion Week's prestigious innovation award after designing a striking range of sculptured womenswear.
11 June: Electric motorbike powers its way to fourth place at Isle of Man TT
An electric motorbike designed and constructed at Kingston University has taken on all comers in the latest Isle of Man TT zero emissions race.
10 June: MP Ed Davey to open University-hosted Kingston Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
Hundreds of delegates are set to attend an expo at Kingston Business School aimed at helping firms in the surrounding region make new contacts and develop fresh ideas.